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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average3%
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“camp store”(19 reviews)
“little river”(19 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

H1 backs to the river and the flow of the water makes for a very serene and peaceful stay. Also easy access to bath house. No showers. Easy drive to many popular hike locations. Also easy drive into gatlinburg. Great location and nice atmosphere.

Thank OmahaNETraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family just spent 5 nights here on the K loop. The sounds of the Little River was great to drown out ambient noise, and helped us sleep soundly at night. While the temperatures down in Gatlinburg were in the 90's, the temperatures here were...More

Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This annual phenomenon takes place for a 2 week period each year sometime between the last week in May and mid June. Park service predicts the time period the last couple of days in April each year then opens a lottery around April 28 for...More

1  Thank CarolinaGram
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We camped for several nights in April. Perfect time if you don't enjoy crowds. Even on the weekend, the campground was half empty. We would recommend a site by the river, and specifically the smaller creek that feeds into the river if you have small...More

1  Thank Carpediemsollasollew
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Typically we would stay at Cades Cove as it’s close to what we come to the mountains for ... the loop. However, to be able to see fireflies we camped 3 nights at Elkmont. If you book for fireflies, you will want to book a...More

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Tania S
13 June 2018|
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Response from E R | Reviewed this property |
Firefly season peak likely ending although i’m sure still some there. They were out when we were there. Go to oldtown part of ekmont campground to see them best.
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Missi S
19 May 2018|
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Response from Kristen M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are group sites available, 15-30 people depending on which group site, tents only.
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Steve R
12 May 2018|
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Response from Matt C | Reviewed this property |
I've been staying in Elkmont several times a year since I was around 5 and I always see people in the summer tubing down the Little River. You're allowed to tube down the river, but the parking space is very limited in... More
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"Worth the trip, get there early."
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"Not sure why this campground is listed under hotels!"
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"Riverside sites go quickly, so reserve them early if you want them."
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"Book well in advance for the best sites (esp in the fall season)"
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